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    How many teeth are on the starter drive of a starter for the 162 tooth V8 flywheel (ca 1956-58) with manual transmission?
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    IIRC, both the 6 volt and 12 volt V8 starters have the same number of teeth - 9. The difference is that the 12 volt drive is smaller in diameter, maybe about an inch.
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    • #3
      The armature on the 6 Volt starter has a larger shaft, so the 12 Volt starter drive will not just "slide" right on. I'll take a look at the difference between 6 & 12 volt drives, once I get over to my storage unit.

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